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Federal Regulations require student loan borrowers to complete loan exit counseling upon leaving school. The purpose of this counseling is to help you to understand your rights and obligations as a student loan borrower.  The Student Loan Repayment Pause is expected to end this year. Please visit for more information and updates.

The U.S. Department of Education is the lender for all William D. Ford Federal Direct Loans. These loans remain with the federal government for the life of the loan. The Department of Education Direct Loan Servicer will oversee your loan account until all your direct loans are paid in full.

Note that to log in to to complete Exit counseling, you will enter your FSA ID and password. From there you will complete the exit counseling session and view specific information regarding your federal loans and repayment options.

Please be sure to review your loan history through Student Self-Service as well as ensure you are aware of any privately-funded education loans you may have borrowed.

Other resources:

Student Money Management Center Student Loan page, including repayment plans

FSA Direct Loan Exit counseling guide